World Tuberculosis Day

Global health experts see an uptick in political will in the fight against tuberculosis.
If we as human beings really want to achieve something, nothing can stop us and we will do it.
World TB Day this year is focused on leaving no one behind.
The National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases reasserts its commitment to improving our understanding of TB and how to prevent, diagnose and treat it.
Marking those who remain sick with the word “failure” implies that they themselves, rather than the disease, are to blame.
On this World TB Day, let’s imagine a world free from TB. Then, let’s make it so.
By the time you finish reading this, TB will have killed at least 12 people.
I believe in the transformative power of people of faith, working together through places of worship, to help turn the tide against TB in South Africa and elsewhere around the world.
I've been blind for 9 years because of tuberculosis. I lost my sight, my budding career in architecture, many of my friends and huge part of what I used to do in this life. I still dream that one day, I'll be able to see my 3-year old daughter.